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Dec 26, 2012 7:30am EST
binky urban and kate medina and london king and all these ferocious women at random house. and i am grateful to them. [applause] i also have to say that this book would not be possible without two other extraordinary women which are they're -- [inaudible] who are my translators on this project and who risked more than i did to tell these stories. and finally i am grateful to the courage of the people who allowed their stories to be told. and if this prize, um, means anything, i think it's this: it's that small stories in so-called hidden places matter. and one of the reasons that they matter, i think, is because, because they implicate and they complicate what we generally consider to be the larger story in this country which is, you know, and throughout the world which is the story of people who do have political and economic power. and, um, i'd just like to remember anthony shadid who was one of those great believers in small stories, and we miss him badly and thank you. [applause] >> i love that when writers are at a loss of words, they are still eloquent. to present the 2012 nat
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